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Primary Science number 121

Number 121 - January 2012

Contents Article
1 Contents
3 You must be a member to download this article Focus on...
4 You must be a member to download this article Notice Board

Some shoestring activities from the editorial board.

5 Science on a tight budget

Kate Blacklock

Kate shares some ideas about how to make your science budget go further.

9 You must be a member to download this article Teaching Primary Science with Almost Nothing

How Lois Kelly and Kathy Schofield helped teachers in a Ugandan primary school develop scientific thinking with very limited resources.

13 You must be a member to download this article Coat Hangers Across the Curriculum

As Bob Kibble illustrates, wire coat hangers are not just for keeping your clothes off the floor; they can also enrich learning about science.

16 You must be a member to download this article Using Free Online Survey Software in Your Teaching

Jon Chippindall describes how to use a free online survey tool for multi-response assessment.

21 You must be a member to download this article 'Playing' with Science

Dave Allen describes how he achieved all his goals through using plays and drama.

26 You must be a member to download this article That Was Brilliant!

Penny Thompson, Colin Fleetwood, Rosie Garnett and Gareth Metcalfe report on the Top Marks project and some of the successful activities that made assessment 'real'.

30 It's Not Fair

Jane Turner and her colleagues outline the project they have completed about how children answer scientific questions about the world around them.

34 You must be a member to download this article Extending the Skills of Younger Children

Sue Cusack

Sue Cusack, a leading science teacher, describes how she helps 6- and 7-year-olds attain higher levels in science assessment.

38 You must be a member to download this article Reviews